Spirited and motivated, we learn, grow, and take flight. Our faculty and staff—everyone in our community—embrace students as learning partners from day one. In classrooms and labs, in immersive learning projects, on the sports fields—with creativity and determination—Cardinals Fly. We are grounded in our values, lifted by our knowledge, and go confidently upward toward ever greater opportunities. Ours is a simple promise: to challenge each other to excel.
And with Beneficence as our guide—We Fly.
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Our immersive, hands-on learning environment and our collaborative, outstanding faculty provide the perfect setting for you to continue your lifelong journey to a fulfilling career and a meaningful life.
- Ball State is accessible and affordable.
- Ball State is committed to your bright future.
- We are guided by Beneficence.
- We inspire.
- Place matters, and that is particularly true on our beautiful, diverse, and inclusive campus.
- We’re about more than educating students. We’re about serving our neighbors and communities near and far.
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Ball State Boilerplate
Standard language that can be used to provide an overarching description of Ball State University.
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The University's mission statement is defined by the "Destination 2040: Our Flight Path" strategic plan.
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EOE/AA Language for Marketing Materials
Ball State University is committed to the principles of affirmative action and equal employment opportunity. The University approved Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action wording is to be used in all marketing, employment, and purchasing publications.
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